Ebonyi LG election: PDP wins 13 LGs, 171 wards
Ebonyi State Independent Electoral Commission (EBSIEC) has declared all the thirteen chairmanship candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winners in the just concluded local government election held on Saturday, August 29, 2020.
Barr. Jossy Eze, chairman of the commission disclosed this to newsmen at the traditional rulers’ council hall in Abakaliki on Sunday.
According to the chairman, all the councillorship candidates of PDP in the one hundred and seventy-one (171) wards of the state also emerged winners.
According to Eze, twelve political parties participated in the just concluded election. “The parties include AA, AAC, ADC, ADP, APGA APP, BP, LP, LLPP, PDP, PRP and ZLP,” Eze said.
He said: “In Ohaozara local government area, Princess Chinyere Iyioku, PDP was elected and returned. In Onicha local government area, Engr. Felix Igboke, PDP was elected and returned. In Afikpo North local government area, Barrister Obiageri Oko-Enyim, PDP was elected and returned.
“In Afikpo South Barrister Uduma Chima Eni, PDP was elected and returned. In Ivo Mr Onyebuchi Agbadu, PDP was elected and returned. In Ezza South local government area, Mr Ken Eze, PDP was elected and returned. In Ezza North local government area, Dr Norah Alo, PDP was elected and returned.
“In Ishielu local government, Henry Eze, PDP was elected and was returned. In Ohaukwu local government area, Clement Odah, PDP was elected and returned. In Izzi, Paul Nwogha, PDP was elected and returned. In Ebonyi local government area, Mrs Chinyere Ogbaga, PDP was elected and returned. In Abakaliki LG, Emmanuel Nwangele, PDP was elected and was returned. In Ikwo LG, Elder Steve Orogwu, PDP was elected and returned.”
Expressing happiness in the just concluded election, the state PDP chairman, Barr. Onyekachi Nwebonyi, commended EBSIEC for the good, peaceful and violence-free election.
He then urged the winners to continue to emulate Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State.
The former ALGON chairman and incoming chairman of Ohaozara LGA and her counterpart in Afikpo South, Uduma Chima Eni promised to double their efforts and to empower youths and women of their respective areas.
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